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Alex Horsbrugh-Porter

2020 heralds insolvency law changes

Private Client & Offshore Services - Guernsey
Ogier

The States of Guernsey recently passed the Companies (Guernsey) Law 2008 (Insolvency) (Amendment) Ordinance 2020, making Guernsey an even more desirable forum for insolvency proceedings.

Tan Meiyen

Potential cryptocurrency issues in insolvency and restructuring sphere

Insolvency & Restructuring - Singapore
Oon & Bazul LLP

Otonomos BCC Pte Ltd is one of the first technology companies specialising in blockchain technology to be wound up by the Singapore courts.

Kay C Georgi

US-China trade war ceasefire: important tariff information

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

The United States and China recently signed a long-awaited trade agreement after nearly two years of a trade war that has resulted in crippling tariffs.

Marcel Meinhardt

Federal Supreme Court examines margin squeeze under Swiss competition law

Competition & Antitrust - Switzerland
Lenz & Staehelin

The Federal Supreme Court recently confirmed that Swisscom had abused its dominant position by charging abusive prices for wholesale broadband services between 2001 and 2007.

Georgina Thomson

Cryptocurrency treated as property in freezing order

Banking - United Kingdom
Allen & Overy LLP

The High Court recently granted a freezing order over £1.5 million worth of bitcoin and ethereum cryptocurrency against a trading platform and its directors in only the second known example of the court treating cryptocurrency as property.

Amy Nevins

Introduction of paid parental bereavement leave confirmed

Employment & Benefits - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

The government has finalised the legislation to implement an entitlement to two weeks' paid bereavement leave for working parents who lose a child aged under 18.

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media / China, European Union, Mexico, Russia, Switzerland, Taiwan

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Three’s a crowd? Third-party arbitration funding

Arbitration & ADR / Canada, Cyprus, Greece, India, Netherlands, Poland, United Kingdom

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Uber-complex: regulating ride-hail services

Shipping & Transport / Finland, USA